What Organizations Should Do To Handle Rural Street Addresses

One of the challenges that most organizations face when working with address data is how to handle street addresses in small towns and out in the countryside. Canada Post maintains the official list of all Canadian mailing addresses, but in rural areas, these addresses are rarely street addresses. Instead they are PO Box, Route Service (RR) or […]

How nCode Meets The Needs Of CIBC Amicus For Improved Efficiency

CIBC chooses nCode for real-time online correction of address information for President’s Choice Financial. Client Since: January 1999 Products in Use: nCode Programmers Toolkit, nCode Web Services What They Needed: CIBC’s Amicus Group needed a real-time, online, PC based solution to validate and correct address information for a large call centre. These needs included: Address […]

Can nCode Enforce Standards For Address Layout And Format?

Yes, nCode allows you to define as many different address layouts as your organization requires. Address layouts describe the structure of your address: how many lines are there? Which elements are expected on each line? Is the address information highly structured or free form? You can use address layout configuration presets to describe your input addresses to nCode […]

What Is The Business Case For An Address Quality Solution?

There are many benefits your organization can realize by implementing an address quality solution powered by nCode. Using this software allows you to: Save Time – By improving the efficiency of your address capture and management procedures and avoiding wasted effort dealing with the consequences of address errors. Save Money – By improving the efficiency and […]

How Often Are nCode Program Updates Made Available?

Nova Marketing Group understands that our customers must balance the desire for new features with the need for stability and reliability. Program updates for nCode are made when Canada Post mandates changes and when we build new functionality to meet our customers’ needs. We strive to maintain backward compatibility with older releases in order to avoid […]

DigiMap Data Services Delivers Powerful Functionality With nCode Tools

DigiMap Data Services Inc is proudly 100% Canadian owned and operated. We are a full service Geographic Information Systems (GIS) firm that offers a complete range of products and services to enable the cost-effective capture, display and synthesis of spatial information. Through our fourteen year history, DigiMap has accumulated an unsurpassed level of knowledge of […]

nCode Helped A Leading Canadian Retailer Reduce Cost And Risk Of Fraud

Client Since: May 2002 Products in Use: nCode Programmers Toolkit A leading Canadian retailer needed to reduce the costs associated with fraud and credit bureau reporting for their call centre. In addition, they required nCode to integrate with a third party CRM system already in place. Nova not only helped them plan their integration, but […]

What Programming Languages Can Be Used To Access nCode Functionality?

Virtually any programming language can be used to access nCode’s powerful address quality functionality. This includes: C, C++ Java – using Java Native Interface (JNI) VB, VB.NET C# PERL Ruby Python PHP PowerBuilder Delphi COBOL RGP …and many, others. Any language that can access DLLs, callable libraries or SOAP-based web services can use nCode.

How Do I Get The Latest Address Database Update?

You can always download the latest address reference data files from our website. These files include: NCODEREF.DAT – The primary address reference database, built using Canada Post’s PCAD dataset; this file is used for interactive address validation, correction and searching. NCODEPOC.DAT – The point of call address reference database, built using Canada Post’s PoCAD dataset; […]

What Platforms Are Supported By The nCode Programmers Toolkit?

The nCode Programmers Toolkit provides a consistent interface across the widest set of platforms in the industry. You can run the nCode Toolkit natively on these platforms: Microsoft Windows (XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Windows 8, Server 2012) Linux HP-UX Sun Solaris IBM AIX IBM i (AS/400) IBM z/OS (MVS) The nCode Configuration […]